Express Scripts, Hewlett-Packard Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published August 08, 2012

| FOXBusiness

A few stocks are up on high volume today:

  • Express Scripts (ESRX) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today. 10.1 million shares have moved, which is 2.5 times the stock's standard daily volume. The stock price is up 8.2% to $60.60. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $8.73 (16.8%) from a price of $51.87 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 29.8 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. Shares are up 2.2% to $19.37. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $3.78 (-16.3%) from $23.15 on May 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $19.18 today.

  • Trading with a volume of 39.6 million, or 2.6 times its average daily volume, Research In Motion (RIMM) is up on high volume today. At $7.76, the stock price has risen 6.1%. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $4.04 (-34.2%) from a price of $11.80 on May 11, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.6% of the mark.

  • Today, Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 110.3 million, or two times its average daily volume. Share price has risen to $2.48, a 8% increase. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up 63 cents (33.6%) from a price of $1.86 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 21% above its 50-day moving average and 16.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Rackspace Hosting (RAX) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.5 million, or 2.4 times its average daily volume. The stock price has increased to $54.89, a 11.3% increase. Share price has been rising, and is up $11.69 (27.1%) from a price of $43.20 on August 1, 2012. The stock is trading 24.5% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Lamar Advertising (LAMR) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today. 5.2 million shares have moved, which is 7.4 times the stock's standard daily volume. Shares have climbed 10.4% to $34.78. The stock is trading 20.1% above its 50-day moving average and 17.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 1.1 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Shares have climbed 9.8% to $62.06. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $8.16 (15.1%) from a price of $53.90 on July 10, 2012. The stock is trading 12.8% above its 50-day moving average and 9.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) is seeing its price rise on above-normal volume today, as 1.4 million shares, 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, have moved. Shares have risen 1.5% to $39.74. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $6.10 (18.1%) from a price of $33.64 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 2.3% above its 50-day moving average and 4.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading with a volume of 910,086, or 2.4 times its average daily volume, Tidewater (TDW) is up on high volume today. Shares have risen 2.2% to $49.93. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $3.89 (8.4%) from a price of $46.04 on June 11, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $47.58 today.

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